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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [Shared] [Schema Branch] Shared is compiling and all tests are passing
Date Mon, 31 Aug 2009 07:25:35 GMT
Alex Karasulu wrote:
> So what's the big deal this used to work before???  Well now we have the
> LDAP schema project that contains all the LDAP schema information in an LDIF
> repository that can be used by a client to cache/preload schema or by the
> Apache Directory Server for the schema partition.
> The schema repository is self extracting/copying if jar/exploded. So the
> extractor bundled in the shared-ldap-schema-[version].jar will deposit the
> LDIF files bundled in it's jar in the right place making sure each resource
> is unique or flagging an error.  This extractor unlike what we had for the
> old db file based schema partition does not have that DBFILES issue that bit
> us in the ass all the time.
> So with this we also have a ldap-schema-loader module in shared that loads
> this schema data from the LDIF repository into a Registries object
> containing all the schema information as objects and ready to be used for
> schema checks, normalization, and comparison etc.
> So we're ready now in this branch to clean up the server.

Great !!!

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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